WATCH: Dodgers Scott Van Slyke hits first home run of 2014 regular season

It certainly won’t be the longest home run of the 2014 season, but for now, Scott Van Slyke has Barry Bonds single season record “on watch” as he is on pace for a 162 home run season.  Watch him go opposite field off Diamondbacks lefty Wade Miley and listen to legendary broadcaster Vin Scully on the call from the Sydney Cricket Ground (via It will also go down as...
Via Reading Between The Seams
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers option Gordon, recall Van Slyke

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have optioned shortstop Dee Gordon to Triple-A Albuquerque and recalled outfielder Scott Van Slyke. The streaking NL West leaders made the moves before opening a seven-game road trip in Philadelphia on Friday night. Gordon went 5 for 14 in six games since the Dodgers recalled him Aug. 5, but also made three errors at shortstop during...
Via Fox Sports West
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke placed on DL with shoulder bursitis

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Scott Van Slyke on the 15-day disabled list with bursitis in the left shoulder.  As reported by Austin Laymance of, "Van Slyke had been playing through worsening discomfort that originated from an attempted diving catch of a double hit by the Cardinals' Yadier Molina on May 25. At the time, Van Slyke described...
Via MLB Injury News
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers hurting and their reluctance to recall Scott Van Slyke is curious

The Dodgers are hurting -- big time. Adrian Gonzalez has been scratched the last couple games, Jerry Hairston needed stitches after tripping over a bag in his hotel room and subsequently hitting his head on a desk. He also came out in the fifth inning of Saturday's game after he felt a "tweak" in his groin. That, combined with Mark Ellis still having not been...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Van Slyke Clears Waivers, Assigned To Isotopes

The Dodgers have announced that Scott Van Slyke has cleared waivers and he has been outrighted to Triple-A Albuquerque. All that worrying for nothing, rumors of him heading to Pittsburgh, the huge risk of losing him via waivers, and there he is safe and sound with the Isotopes. Van Slyke, 26, made his Major League debut in 2012 and hit a not-so-impressive .167 (9-for-54) in 27...
Via Dodgers Rumors
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers DFA Scott Van Slyke, Trade In The Works?

The Dodgers have designated Scott Van Slyke for assignment. The move was made earlier today to make room on the 40-man roster for the newly acquired Skip Schumaker. This move left me and a lot of Dodger fans scratching their heads. Why? Because Van Slyke is one of the few options the Dodgers have to play first base and both outfield corner positions. The right-hander also possesses...
Via Dodgers Rumors
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers designate Scott Van Slyke for assignment, but could still trade him

In a somewhat surprising move, the Dodgers on Wednesday designated Scott Van Slyke for assignment to make room for the newly acquired Skip Schumaker. The Dodgers had a few options from which to choose -- Justin Sellers, John Ely, Stephen Fife and Juan Uribe -- but theey decided to ditch Van Slyke. The most obvious choice would have been Sellers, as he was coming off...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Scott Van Slyke, son of former MLB player Andy Van Slyke called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Scott Van Slyke, son of former National League All Star outfielder Andy Van Slyke, was called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers today.  Van Slyke replaces Juan Rivera on the active roster after Rivera was injured sliding into third base in a loss to the San Francisco Giants. Andy Van Slyke got his big league career started as a key member of Whiteyball - the 1980's St. Louis...
Via The Show Speak
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Van Slyke to be recalled to the Dodgers

Scott Van Slyke, newest Dodger? Eric Stephen tweeted some potentially good news just minutes ago for Dodger fans: "Source: Scott Van Slyke is getting called up to the Dodgers. He was hitting .336/.411/.623 w/ 9 2B & 8 HR in 32 games with @ABQTopes" Click here to read Stephen's story about it. Oh happy day. During last night's game, I tweeted...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Don't count out Dodgers' prospect Scott Van Slyke because of his age

It's easy to overlook prospects because of their age. If a guy hasn't done anything by his age-21 or 22 season, he gets pushed down on prospect lists.While that's not uncommon or unjustified, sometimes guys don't "get it" until later in their Minor League careers. The Dodgers might have one of those guys.Ken Gurnick at wrote a profile on Dodgers...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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